That said, Swordmages decided that since they’re good at magic but not really that strong [Expand] Dungeons & Dragons 4th Edition Classes. Swordmages apply the arcane arts to melee combat. The combat skills they possess are enhanced by the magic they wield. The flourish of a. So someone got me a Borders gift card for Christmas, and I already had all the D&D books I wanted, so I went ahead and got the FRPG.

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Charisma en Strength are of little use to us.

You have striker elements and that is your bread and butter. Now the swordmage’s main advantage is that he can easily hit several oponents at once, so against multiple targets his damage keeps well up. You mastered the fundamentals of arcane magic and combined this academic study with endless hours of physical training.

This is a great way to convince a DM to kill you, though. Intelligence, Strength, Constitution Armor Proficiencies: I think the artillery spellcasters or snipers are kind of Also, you are left behind quickly on Will defense, and while your Ref defense is great, your Fortitude and Will are subpar to those of many fighters Str and Wis and Str-based paladins Str and Wis, too. We’re talking 4e mechanics here, not ToB.


At this level, we gain a instant-mini-aegis of dungeojs that boosts our next attack. Sword Burst Swordmage encounter 1: This boosts our AC into the stratosphere, gives us training in heal and qualifies us for some excellent divine feats. It was meant to be arcane, with the whole uncontrolled Elemental craziness.

Level 1 daily power: By spending 1 hour of meditation with a chosen light or heavy blade, you forge a special bond with the weapon. Also, a Wizard of the Spiral Tower would be a wiser choice for an Eladrin, which can take Eladrin Sword Wizardry, thus getting the d8 for weapon attacks. That’s not “starts to add up quickly”, that’s a small difference that might matter when you use a 5[W] power, but not a basic attack. My character builder is a bit out of date, so I ask, where I can find this feat, Focused Expertise?

Replace with Freezing Dragpns.

Spellshooting Swordmage (4e Character Optimization)

And it is implement power. If it’s a solo, you do it with with two dailies that get a plus 6 to attack and a plus 3d10 each to damage. At 1st level pick something that boosts your AC, as what you’re having now isn’t going to work for us.

They were never meant to have less health. Thursday, 18th August, Shield them all you want. The choice between these powers also affects some other class powers.

So, while I agree with you, it’s irrelevant to the discussion at hand. A bit of thunder damage and the target is dazed?

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Masters of Blade Magic: A Swordmage Handbook (By Herid_Fel)

Here is point by point what you asked. To keep up with the massive amount of creatures that will possibly violate it, our new feat is Rapid Aegis reaction.

Check the feats, then the damage.

Wich is kinda ironic because they were actually suposed to be pure defenders. Greater Aegis of Shielding. Heavy Blade PHB 1 At editoon 10, you might consider as flavor or even practical use one of the following feats: If you become unconscious, your Swordmage Warding benefit disappears.

Same ability boosts as always. The classes will be: Also, the thread title says 4e. One of the paragon paths makes them large-ish, they still don’t have the oversize bit but their reach increases by 1. The uncontrolled Elemental craziness is there to distinguish it from the other arcane controller. Constitution applies added effects to many of your attacks, so it should be your second-highest score. I don’t really see a place where the class pays for the advantages they have.

Now, the only problem I see, is that your character will not do much damage compared to a real striker.